ICC T20 World Cup

ICC T20 World Cup

T20 Globe is cricket set in movement by ICC’s world cup championship. The championship presently comprises of 16 squads- 10 full ICC members & 6 affiliate & associate members. The event is held and matches are played as T20 International status. South Africa hosted the T20 Worlds and India is the first nation to win the ICC World T20 championship. The championship comprises a Round Robin format that is followed by an 8 stages that finishes with semifinal and final. The post below provides a brief on every of the world cup editions. The first variant of this T20 world cup was held in South Africa, beginning from Sept 11 to 24.12 teams took part in the championship, including 10 Test playing nations & finalists of WCL Division One Tournament 2007- Scotland & Kenya.

All total 27 matches were played. Winner India – Runner-up Pakistan – Venues Newlands Cricket Ground, Sahara Stadium Kingsmead and Wanderers Stadium – Group-A South Africa, Bangladesh & West Indies – Group B Australia, England Zimbabwe – Group C Sri Lanka, New Zealand & Kenya – Group D India, Pakistan & Scotland – Super 8 – Group E India, New Zealand, South Africa & England – Group F Pakistan, Australia, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh – Semifinal – New Zealand & Pakistan where the latter won by 6 wickets – India & Australia where the former won by 15 runs – Final – India & Pakistan where India won by 5 runs – Player of the Series Shahid Afridi – Maximum runs Matthew Hayden – Maximum wickets Umar Gul – T20 World Cup 2009 – The 2nd edition of the T20 world cup was hosted by England. All total 27 matches were played. Winner Pakistan – Runner up Sri Lanka – Venues Lords, The Oval and Bridge – Group-A India, Bangladesh & Ireland – Group B Pakistan, England, Netherlands – Group C Sri Lanka, West Indies, Australia – Group D South Africa, New Zealand & Scotland – Super 8 – Group E India, West Indies, South Africa & England – Group F Pakistan, New Zealand, Sri Lanka & Ireland – Semifinal – South Africa & Pakistan where the latter won by 7 runs – Sri Lanka & West Indies where the former won by 57 runs – Final Sri Lanka & Pakistan where Pakistan won by 8 wickets – Player of the Series Tilakaratne Dilshan – Maximum runs Tilakaratne Dilshan – Maximum wickets Umar Gul – T20 World Cup 2010 – Although ICC T20 Worlds was initially scheduled to be held after every 2 years yet the 3rd edition was held just in the next year of the 2nd edition. 12 teams took part in the tournament, including 10 Test playing nations & 2 qualifiers.

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